James Cooke

Strategic Advisor

As a professional coach and strategic advisor James works with senior executives, helping them to excel, to work together constructively and supportively. He helps them to lead effectively, to motivate, to improve key skills and to manage people – transforming businesses and the people that make them what they are.

Over the last 25 years, he has advised the British Government, the EU, local authorities, Universities and corporations. James has served four Government appointments, first as Director of the Micro Electronics Awareness Programme for Britain, then the Director and Founder of the CBI – Special Programmes Unit, and later as Member of the Arts Council of Great Britain, and Director of the National Health Service for Oxfordshire. His involvement with Government since the late 1970s has focused on Training, Strategic Development, Unemployment, Inner City Development and Health.

In the last 20 years James has been coaching through his own firm, which is associated with the Consultant Psychology Departments of Guys and Kings College Hospitals in London. .

He is currently the author of the RIBA series “Managing in Recession”.

He is based in London but shares his time in Florida and the US. Contact James

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